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“Food is great. Waitress toooooo chatty”

Tahitian Inn Restaurant
Ranked #477 of 2,490 Restaurants in Tampa
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Reviewed January 1, 2014

Our waitress was also the hostess. She couldn't shut her mouth. People that were seated after us had their food before us. She would stop what she was doing to go and seat people. VERY ANNOYING.
Make sure you don't have the hostess/waitress as your server.
The food was good.

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Reviewed December 10, 2013

We stayed overnight at the Tahitian Inn and visited the cafe. The cafe has a nice little bar with a friendly lady bar tender.The breakfast we had was plentiful and the waitress attentive.

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Thank florabella59
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Reviewed May 7, 2013

We decided to just have breakfast at the Tahitian Inn since most places can provide you with a decent breakfast like eggs or pancakes or biscuits & gravy. Well we should have gone somewhere - anywhere - else as the food was marginal at best. My wife had to send her biscuits & gravy back as it was not at all warm, much less hot. My eggs were tolerable but country potatoes were downright unappealing. On top of that, the prices are outrageous. We should have made the effort to go out somewhere. Lesson learned...

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Thank AzScubaHawk
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Reviewed February 26, 2013

My husband and I used to eat lunch/breakfast here most weekends. It was our favorite - very consistent with excellent food and service. We loved sitting outside next to the pond and waterfall. It was just Lovely. However, little by little the service and food have just gone downhill. It is no longer our first choice. We have had four poor experiences now, but kept going back hoping they would get their act together. This past weekend was probably the last straw. Lunchtime on Sunday - the place was busy but not overly crowded. (one sign as you used to have to wait in line on Saturday or Sunday). The table next to us left in disgust after waiting for over an hour for their food after ordering. The waiter assured them that the 'owner's son' would be over to talk to them - however despite coming into the ordering area - he never did come over to speak to them. Our food showed up after 45 minutes - and it wasn't what i ordered. Just a shame to see a longtime landmark lose touch.

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Thank hapytt
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Reviewed February 17, 2013

We were staying at The Tahitian in, and very happy to find the restaurant was so good. Excellent food, particularly the breakfasts. The staff are all very friendly and kind. Having such a nice restaurant right at the hotel was a huge bonus!

Thank momandthree
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